Etymology
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anonym (n.)

1812, "nameless person," from French anonyme, from noun use of Latin anonymus, from Greek anonymos "without a name" (see anonymous). The meaning "fictitious name" is recorded from 1864.

updated on September 22, 2022

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Definitions of anonym from WordNet

anonym (n.)
a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role;
Synonyms: pseudonym / nom de guerre
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.